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Metropolitan Chess Club Congress @ City of London Boys School

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This year we will be hosting the Metropolitan Chess Congress at the City of London Boys School

We will be running an 5 round swiss with 3 sections

This will be on the weekend October 24-25

We will be publishing entry forms and contact details later

 

London Chess League Round Up

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All the metropolitan teams are doing well at the start of 2015

After Met 1 team's win against Mushrooms 1 they now hold second place in Div 2

Division Two Trophy: Metropolitan 1 vs Mushrooms 1


Date: 19-02-2015, Division: Two, Trophy: Division Two Trophy

BoardHome playerResultAway playerGrading
difference (Δ)
one Tanguy Deflesselle s200,A Tanguy Deflesselle had the black pieces 0-1 Tim W Pelling s202,B   Tim W Pelling s202,B had the white pieces -2
two Manuel Perez Carballo s183,C  Manuel Perez Carballo had the white pieces 1-0 Rory MR O'Kelly s181,E   Rory MR O'Kelly s181,E had the black pieces +2
three D Ian Calvert s176,X  D Ian Calvert had the black pieces 0-1 Finlo N Rohrer s175,A  Finlo N Rohrer s175,A had the white pieces +1
four Petr Vachtfeidl s170,A  Petr Vachtfeidl had the white pieces 1-0 David J Wilson s176,B  David J Wilson s176,B had the black pieces -6
five George Dickson s166,X  George Dickson had the black pieces 1-0 Richard J Nash s172,C   Richard J Nash s172,C had the white pieces -6
six Soumen Roy s171,C  Soumen Roy had the white pieces 1-0 William A Linton s167,C   William A Linton s167,C had the black pieces +4
seven Marek Vlcek s162,A Marek Vlcek had the black pieces 1-0 Nick Faulks s168,D    Nick Faulks s168,D had the white pieces -6
eight Adegbenga Amusa s163,B  Adegbenga Amusa had the white pieces 1/2-1/2 David Sedgwick s167,B  David Sedgwick s167,B had the black pieces -4
nine Noel M Stewart s156,A  Noel M Stewart had the black pieces 0-1 Jacques Tivillier s158,C  Jacques Tivillier s158,C had the white pieces -2
ten Kevin P Lenaghan s146,C  Kevin P Lenaghan had the white pieces 1-0 RAN Balchin s141,D    RAN Balchin s141,D had the black pieces +5
Mean grading Home team: 169.3 Away team: 170.7 Δ = -1.4
match result: 6.5 — 3.5
with no games adjourned



Met 2 are also in second place in Div 3

Met 3 are in 3rd in Div 4 and Met 4 are in 9th in Div 4

The Major team is in 3rd place and the Minor team is in 2nd

for latest London league results checkout the website http://www.londonchess.com/

 

 

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 February 2015 09:53
 

London League Update - 18th Oct 2014

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Update for London League

Team 2 have won their first match! Charlie was able to bring in a small advantage in the adjournment for a win.

Team 3 beat Team 4 in their home derby in Div 4

Major Team won

Minor Team Drew

Date: 29-09-2014, Division: Three, Trophy: Division Three Trophy
Grading limit: Open, (standardplay), Colours: determined by toss
Rounds: 1
, Handicap: No
Adjournment possible: Yes
, Adjudication possible: No
BoardHome playerResultAway playerGrading
difference (Δ)
one Terence M Donnelly s168,B Terence M Donnelly had the black pieces 0-1 George Dickson s166,X   George Dickson s166,X had the white pieces +2
two John Tennyson s169,C  John Tennyson had the white pieces 1-0 Fraser A Lees s154,A  Fraser A Lees s154,A had the black pieces +15
three Paul Conway s161,D  Paul Conway had the black pieces 1/2-1/2 Noel M Stewart s156,A   Noel M Stewart s156,A had the white pieces +5
four Peter Anderson s142,A Peter Anderson had the white pieces 1-0 Geoffrey L Bishop s152,X   Geoffrey L Bishop s152,X had the black pieces -10
five Robin J Oakley s141,B  Robin J Oakley had the black pieces 1-0 Max Mallin s147,D  Max Mallin s147,D had the white pieces -6
six Zeynel Polat s145,D Zeynel Polat had the white pieces 0-1 Kevin P Lenaghan s146,C   Kevin P Lenaghan s146,C had the black pieces -1
seven Christopher A Levy s145,C  Christopher A Levy had the black pieces 0-1 Ian Mason s145,A   Ian Mason s145,A had the white pieces
eight Peter A Burgoyne s135,B  Peter A Burgoyne had the white pieces 1/2-1/2 Ray P Hamilton s124,A   Ray P Hamilton s124,A had the black pieces +11
nine Dominic Leigh s134,C Dominic Leigh had the black pieces 1/2-1/2 Martin Leman s120,A   Martin Leman s120,A had the white pieces +14
ten Mark Rivlin s130,C  Mark Rivlin had the white pieces 0-1 Charlie Cooke s129,A   Charlie Cooke s129,A had the black pieces +1
Mean grading Home team: 147 Away team: 143.9 Δ = 3.1
match result: 4.5 — 5.5
with no games adjourned
Grading fees due from home team: £4
Submitted by: Peter Burgoyne at: 08:38:24 on: 30-09-2014
Awaiting confirmation from: Kevin Lenaghan

 

Also the derby match in Div 4 between Team 3 and Team 4 was won by Team 3

Date: 02-10-2014, Division: Four, Trophy: Division Four Trophy
Grading limit: Open, (standardplay), Colours: determined by toss
Rounds: 1
, Handicap: No
Adjournment possible: Yes
, Adjudication possible: No
BoardHome playerResultAway playerGrading
difference (Δ)
one John F Kitchen s147,B  John F Kitchen had the white pieces 1/2-1/2 Pascal Jasserand s123,B   Pascal Jasserand s123,B had the black pieces +24
two Jeremy Law s138,A  Jeremy Law had the black pieces 0-1 Wilson Akakabota –   Wilson Akakabota – had the white pieces
three Brian Sharkey s124,A Brian Sharkey had the white pieces 1-0 Ferhat C Culfaz s109,A  Ferhat C Culfaz s109,A had the black pieces +15
four Charlie Cooke s129,A  Charlie Cooke had the black pieces 1-0 Vince Brady s92,A   Vince Brady s92,A had the white pieces +37
five Giovanni Vasco s136,B  Giovanni Vasco had the white pieces 1-0 John R Brown s88,C    John R Brown s88,C had the black pieces +48
six Kathleen Rutherford es120 Kathleen Rutherford had the black pieces 1-0 Robert Raymond s38,E   Robert Raymond s38,E had the white pieces +82
seven Ray P Hamilton s124,A  Ray P Hamilton had the white pieces 1-0 Nicky DY Chorley s26,D  Nicky DY Chorley s26,D had the black pieces +98
eight Walk Over Walk Over had the black pieces 1-0 For Feit  For Feit – had the white pieces
Mean grading Home team: 131.1 Away team: 79.3 Δ = 51.8
match result: 6.5 — 1.5
with no games adjourned
Grading fees due from home team: £2 Grading fees due from away team: £6
Submitted by: Soumen Roy at: 20:22:00 on: 07-10-2014
Confirmed by: Joe Farrell at: 22:08:55 on: 07-10-2014

 

Div 5 Major another win for our team.

 

Date: 15-10-2014, Division: Major, Trophy: Major Trophy
Grading limit: <145, (standardplay), Colours: determined by toss
Rounds: 1
, Handicap: No
Adjournment possible: Yes
, Adjudication possible: No
BoardHome playerResultAway playerGrading
difference (Δ)
one David Lambert s127,A David Lambert had the white pieces 0-1 Jeremy Law s138,A   Jeremy Law s138,A had the black pieces -11
two Michael Mackenzie s117,B  Michael Mackenzie had the black pieces 0-1 Brian Sharkey s124,A  Brian Sharkey s124,A had the white pieces -7
three Nicholas Rutherford s107,A  Nicholas Rutherford had the white pieces 1/2-1/2 Kathleen Rutherford es120  Kathleen Rutherford es120 had the black pieces -13
four Robin Lee s107,A  Robin Lee had the black pieces 1/2-1/2 Pascal Jasserand s123,B   Pascal Jasserand s123,B had the white pieces -16
Mean grading Home team: 114.5 Away team: 126.3 Δ = -11.8
match result: 1 — 3
with no games adjourned
Grading fees due from away team: £2
Submitted by: Michael Mackenzie at: 17:51:39 on: 17-10-2014
Confirmed by: Pacal Jasserand at: 22:55:11 on: 17-10-2014

 

Div 6 Minor a close draw looks like a fighting match with every game win or lose.

Date: 08-10-2014, Division: Minor, Trophy: Minor Trophy
Grading limit: <125, (standardplay), Colours: determined by toss
Rounds: 1
, Handicap: No
Adjournment possible: Yes
, Adjudication possible: No
BoardHome playerResultAway playerGrading
difference (Δ)
one Ferhat C Culfaz s109,A Ferhat C Culfaz had the black pieces 0-1 Ken M Hedger s113,B   Ken M Hedger s113,B had the white pieces -4
two George Robinson s109,C George Robinson had the white pieces 1-0 Michael Mackenzie s117,B   Michael Mackenzie s117,B had the black pieces -8
three Jerome Paddick es120  Jerome Paddick had the black pieces 1-0 Andrew M Routledge s88,D  Andrew M Routledge s88,D had the white pieces +32
four Nicky DY Chorley s26,D Nicky DY Chorley had the white pieces 0-1 Daniel Rugman s83,A  Daniel Rugman s83,A had the black pieces -57
Mean grading Home team: 91 Away team: 100.3 Δ = -9.3
match result: 2 — 2
with no games adjourned
Grading fees due from home team: £2
Submitted by: George Robinson at: 08:55:42 on: 09-10-2014
Confirmed by: Michael Mackenzie at: 16:33:07 on: 09-10-2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 October 2014 09:00
 

First match of the season - Hackney 3 vs Met 2 London League

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Match between Hackney 3 and Met 2 is in the balance 4.5 v 4.5 waiting for one adjournment to be played!

Watch out for more reports and the next derby match Met 4 vs Met 3 at the club 2/10/14

 

Division Three Trophy: Hackney 3 vs Metropolitan 2

Date: 29-09-2014, Division: Three, Trophy: Division Three Trophy
Grading limit: <sopen, Colours: determined by toss, Rounds: 1
BoardHome playerResultAway playerGrading
difference (Δ)
one Terence M Donnelly s168,B Terence M Donnelly had the black pieces 0-1 George Dickson s166,X   George Dickson s166,X had the white pieces +2
two John Tennyson s169,C  John Tennyson had the white pieces 1-0 I Fraser-Lees  I Fraser-Lees – had the black pieces
three Paul Conway s161,D Paul Conway had the black pieces 1/2-1/2 Noel M Stewart s156,A   Noel M Stewart s156,A had the white pieces +5
four Peter Anderson s142,A Peter Anderson had the white pieces 1-0 Geoffrey L Bishop s152,X   Geoffrey L Bishop s152,X had the black pieces -10
five Robin J Oakley s141,B  Robin J Oakley had the black pieces 1-0 Max Mallin s147,D  Max Mallin s147,D had the white pieces -6
six Zeynel Polat s145,D Zeynel Polat had the white pieces 0-1 Kevin P Lenaghan s146,C   Kevin P Lenaghan s146,C had the black pieces -1
seven Christopher A Levy s145,C Christopher A Levy had the black pieces 0-1 Ian Mason s145,A   Ian Mason s145,A had the white pieces
eight Peter A Burgoyne s135,B  Peter A Burgoyne had the white pieces 1/2-1/2 Ray P Hamilton s124,A   Ray P Hamilton s124,A had the black pieces +11
nine Dominic Leigh s134,C Dominic Leigh had the black pieces 1/2-1/2 Martin Leman s120,A   Martin Leman s120,A had the white pieces +14
ten Mark Rivlin s130,C  Mark Rivlin had the white pieces adjourned Charlie Cooke s129,A   Charlie Cooke s129,A had the black pieces +1
Mean grading Home team: 147 Away team: 142.8 Δ = 4.2
match result: 4.5 — 4.5
with 1 game adjourned on board ten
Submitted by: Peter Burgoyne at: 08:38:24 on: 30-09-2014
Awaiting confirmation from: Kevin Lenaghan
 



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